In the sixth episode of this multi-part series, a distinguished panel of Atlantic City historians and authors begin to discuss the history of entertainment and nightlife in Atlantic City. Visit acweekly.com/boardwalkempire to see "Part Two" of this discussion next Friday, Nov. 12.
The "Conversations & Storytelling" event, featuring a panel discussion on Atlantic City's vibrant history in relation to the HBO show Boardwalk Empire, was held at Caesars Atlantic City on Sunday, Sept. 19, 2010, and was followed by a viewing party of the debut episode of the HBO drama series, based on Prohibition era Atlantic City.
The event was presented by Atlantic City Weekly and the Atlantic City Convention & Visitors Authority (ACCVA) in cooperation with the Carnegie Library Center of the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey; Caesars Atlantic City and Harrah's Entertainment; the Lloyd D. Levenson Institute of Gaming, Hospitality & Tourism; and the Atlantic City Free Public Library.
The panelists included Ralph Hunter, Pinky Kravitz, Allen "Boo" Pergament, Vicki Gold Levi, Jim Waltzer and Izzy Posner.
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